By Lauren Toms, CBS News on March 3, 2023
Medical marijuana has been legal in California for more than a quarter of a century, but the impact of the federal ban is still apparent all these years later. One Bay Area man is finally free after serving 15 years in prison for opening a licensed medical cannabis shop.
Luke Scarmazzo represents the end of an era. He is the last known Californian to be released from prison for a federal medical cannabis charge.
It’s been just 20 days since Scarmazzo was released, and he’s still adjusting to his life back in Modesto.
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